Located in the heart of Californias central coast, the Santa Maria Valley covers an area of mountains and hills that reaches the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara County. The valleys early history dates back to the Portola Expedition, which passed through Santa Maria on the California Mission Trail"called El Camino Real"and ended near Monterey Bay. When early settlers arrived, the valley was dry and desolate. Nearby water sources, however, helped transform the land into one of the most fertile and beautiful valleys in ...

Santa Maria Valley 2011, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738588803

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Santa Maria Valley 2011, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531659707